Yearly Archives: 2013

MEology vs Theology: Boars in the Vineyard Podcast

This week, I’m excited to bring you a 14 minute excerpt from the outstanding Boars in the Vineyard Podcast (boarsinthevineyard.com). In conversations, it’s often difficult to help someone understand the difference between the MEology of the local “Big box” church,

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“Potato Head” Jesus and Your Pastrix

First of all, my apologies; If it feels like it’s been a while since my last article, it certainly has.  A couple of months to be exact.   I wish I could say that there was some super-spiritual reason for

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On Your First Job, From Dad

It’s rare that I post something of a non-theological nature, but I thought I would share a bit of my personal life this week.  My oldest daughter is taking her first job (a retail job at the mall).  Here are some

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A Conversation: Experiencing Life-Change in Authentic Community

I’ve been so moved by personal testimonies of life-change recently that I’ve decided to “join the conversation” regarding “life change” in “authentic community”.  I think I’ve found a community truly “living out” this “message of hope” in a “radical” way… Young people sharing

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“One Way Love” by Tullian Tchividjian: A review

  It’s not every day that you get an e-mail from a well known Christian author and speaker. (OK, maybe that does happen to you everyday, but it certainly doesn’t for me). So, when I got an e-mail from Tullian

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Just Quit: How Nike got it Wrong

One of the upsides of working in a predominantly non-Christian (and often openly anti-Christian) environment is that I get asked the tough questions. Not only about the Christian faith, but about why the world is the way it is.  On

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Joel Osteen and In-N-Out (Redux)

If you’ve never had the pleasure of eating an In-N-Out Burger, you are missing out on one of the little, artery clogging,  pleasures of life. As for the name, it’s about as basic and simple as you could get.  You

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